Ron Rice Lecture on Criminal Justice and Public Policy

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

The fourth annual Senator Ron Rice Lecture will be held on Tuesday, October 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Baker Trial Courtroom in the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark.

The keynote speaker is Philip K. Eure, the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department.

Eure will be talking about "Police Reform: The Essential Role of Independent Review."

Following the lecture will be a reception in the lower level atrium.

School of Criminal Justice REAL Talk & Bone Marrow Drive

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The School of Criminal Justice is sponsoring a campus-wide information session and bone marrow drive at its event called REAL- Rutgers Eradicating Acute Leukemias, on October 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Campus Center.

The Robeson Center is located at 350 Martin Luther King Boulevard in Newark.

A recipient and  donor will be speaking along with representative from the Rutgers Nursing School. Speakers will be moderated by CLJ Dean Rod K. Brunson. 

Annual Chief Justice Joseph Weintraub Lecture

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

 The 34th Annual Chief Justice Joseph Weintraub Lecture will be given by the Hons. Esther Salas, U.S.D.J. and Stuart Minkowitz, A.J.S.C.

This year’s lecture, entitled “State and Federal Alternatives to Incarceration: Same Challenges - Different Strategies,” will focus among other things on the innovative diversionary drug court programs employed in our local state and federal courts.

It will take place on Wednesday, October 4 in the Baker Trial Courtroom at Rutgers Law School in Newark.

First Monday

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Law School's annual "First Monday"event in honor of the start of the Supreme Court's term, sponsored by the Constitutional Rights & International Human Rights Clinics, the Eric R. Neisser program, and the Kinoy-Stavis program.

This year will feature *three* Supreme Court cases that focus on: the travel ban and Islamophobia, immigration and its intersection with the criminal justice system, and excessive use of force by the police.  In addition to lawyers and scholars, we will have activists/organizers from directly impacted communities discuss these issues. 

Mary Philbrook Public Interest Celebration

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

We will celebrate the 50th anniversary of In re Gault (establishing due process rights for kids in court) and the 10th anniversary of our Juvenile Justice Clinic. 

Harold Katz and Joe Moran, career public defenders with the NJ Office of Public Defender, will be honored.

Location: Rutgers University–Camden Campus Center

Tickets available here.

Newark Alumni Association Gala

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Off Campus

This year's Rutgers Law - Newark Alumni Association Gala is honoring  Jennifer Velez '96 and Alan M. Cohen '79 with the Distinguished Alumni awards, and Hon. Sue Pai Yang '84 with the Fannie Bear Besser Award.

The gala will be on November 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Country Club at 28 Baker Street.

For more information, or to purchase a ticket or become a sponsor, follow this link.